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From western China to the Golden Gate

the experiences of an American university graduate in the Orient, with thirty illustrations

by Roger Sprague

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Published by Lederer, Street & Zeus in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Roger Sprague.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS710 .S7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6530692M
      LC Control Number11011571
      OCLC/WorldCa2181835

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